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Old 01-08-2006, 03:16 PM   #1
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/GM-38...28500755QQrdZ1

This is a "rebuilt" 94/95 SC by Floz, also known as 13ourlucky13. Also recognized by the "patriotic" border theme of his auctions.

Please notice the lack of epoxy coating on the rotors. That will DECREASE boost.
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When will this guy ever quit?

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Old 01-08-2006, 05:48 PM   #3
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he is getting awesome feedback now tho


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http://feedback.ebay.com/ebaymotors/...urlucky13&iid=


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Great Communication! Fast Shipping! Great Supercharger! Thanks!!!
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Tremendous Support; Quick Shipment; Great Supercharger! Thanks!
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easy instructions and material required to do the job A++ from a master tech.

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Great service!!!! Thanks for all your help, supercharger works great!

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Supercharger was great. A ebayer

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Installed to perfection. Core being sent Monday. AAAA++++++Thanks
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Positive feedback rating Terific supercharger, wrks great, fast shipping, quick transaction, great ebayer
those are just from the past 45 days or so
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Because 95% of his buyers don't have a clue they're getting a shitty product. And they believe they're getting more than they are from his crazy claims.

BTW, I've contacted him via eBay.
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Yeah, I contacted him, too:

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94/95 M62 superchargers have epoxy coated rotors. The rotors in your pic do not. Perhaps you clean them too well. The loss of epoxy coating lowers boost. Not a good thing.
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John, Yes the 94-95 rotors do come from the factory with a coating. This coating becomes coated with sticky carbon and brittle over time causing the supercharger to opperate less effeciantly. We remove the coating leaving a polished rotor. The loss in boost is minimal, only 1/2 - 1 pound of peak boost which the majority of drivers could cars less about. Additionally the clean rotors and casing along with the remachining of both the inlet and outlet results in improved effeciency over what came from the factory. So to answer your question a supercharger with the clean up and machining along with new coated rotors would be ideal for performance. For the everyday driver the improvements we make to the supercharger compensates for the removal of the coating leaving a happy customer. Thanks
Billboost, how much boost did you lose when you lost just half of your rotor coating? More than a pound if I remember.
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I lost about 90% of the coating and noticed about a 2-3 lb difference. While the lb difference didn't seem great, the change in performance in torque off the line until about 50mph was incredibly poor.
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The loss in boost is minimal, only 1/2 - 1 pound of peak boost which the majority of drivers could cars less about.
Unbelievable!!! This guy does not have a clue of the term "Volumetric Efficiency" How did he determined the loss??? From the gauge??? The are variations on the OEM boost gauge and the loss will be increased based on other modifications to the engine like exhaust.

This buyer beware information should be relayed to the other Grand Prix and Buick GS sites and clubs.
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They are aware of FLOZ. That'* where half of the information on that link above came from.
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If you dig through his old auctions, he hasn't taken a new pic of a SC in a really long time. I check his stuff out every once in a while, it is always the same pics.
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